2007 Rouget, Pomerol

SKU #1054378 Decanter

 Proper Pomerol richness and attack with black fruit. Fresh and forceful ripe fruit and perfume. Acidity adds balance; very fresh as well.  (11/2010)

Jancis Robinson

 Sweet and mellifluous and lively with some freshness. Well done! Good balance. Long.  (4/2008)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 This property appears to be making better and better wines with each vintage. The soft, silky, tasty 2007 boasts copious black cherry and ripe strawberry fruit interwoven with notions of sandy soil. Enjoy this medium-bodied, plush Pomerol over the next 7-10 years.  (4/2010)

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Deep, bright ruby-red. Musky, rather wild aromas of black raspberry, espresso, chocolate, leather and meat. Sweet, soft and stuffed with raspberry, plum and leather flavors. A pliant midweight that finishes with a fine dusting of tannins and lingering notes of leather and pepper.  (8/2010)

Wine Spectator

 Some good berry and dark chocolate aromas and flavors, with a round texture and a clean finish. Good quality for the vintage. (Web-2008)

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